Events For 10/19/2018

8:30am-4:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Adolescent Mental Health Certificate

Earning this certificate will provide you with practical tools and skills you need to work with young people experiencing mental health problems in a variety of settings.

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $369

Age: 18+

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 19

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

10am-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Fall Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members only presale on Thursday before the sale.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items are individually priced

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Oct. 19

Holiday Bazaar & Craft Show

Homemade seasonal crafts, papercraft greeting cards, USborne books, paparazzi jewelry, mittens, pampered chef, Mary Kay, aprons, quilts & knits, Scentsy, Tupperware, Thirty-One, Sarah’s Garden Beeswax Products, & bake sale (benefits Bob’s House for Dogs).

Dove Healthcare 3656 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Fri. Oct. 19

Sock Monster Sewing

Turn stray socks into monsters, as silly or a scary as you like. Supplies including socks will be available, but feel free to bring clean stray socks to contribute.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

3:30-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Teen Slime Fest

Teens are invited to come to the library to make slime and watch a Halloween movie. Feel free to wear your Halloween costume to this event. Registration is encouraged.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For Grades 6-12

4-5:15pm Fri. Oct. 19

Chippewa Valley Book Festival "Words without Borders": A Celebration of Poetry in Translation

Jesse Lee Kercheval and Karen Kovacik, along with a chorus of Eau Claire area poets and lovers of poetry, will read from their recent anthologies and translations of Polish and Uruguayan poets in a celebration of world poetry and a conversation between continents and countries.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 19

Together Farms Beer Dinner

Eau Claire’s Chef Amy from the Locavore will be creating four seasonal dishes that will each pair perfectly with four of Modicum’s brews. Eric, Modicum's brewer and owner will be there to discuss the brews.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages 21+

5-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Live Music: Steven John Rindt

Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

St Mark Trunk or Treat

Come dressed up in your favorite Halloween costume to get candy from decorated cars We will also have a fun family event inside our gym at the same time. Free hot dogs, hot chocolate, lemonade, and popcorn will be served. Music will be playing in the gym too.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 19

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Chippewa Valley Book Festival - Tessa Fontaine: Recklessness, Obsession, and Wild Abandon

Tessa Fontaine, author of The Electric Woman, a memoir about performing in America's last traveling sideshow, will talk about writing nonfiction. A social hour and cash bar will be held at 5:30pm, and a ticketed dinner at 6:15. Presentation starts at 8pm, and is open to the public.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Dinner is ticketed, presentation is free and open to the public

5:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Eau Claire Hash House Harriers

A social club that meets every Friday to explore the trails and taverns of Eau Claire. People meet up around 5:30 for drinks. At 6:00 those who want to will take off for a 2-3 mile run at a relaxed pace (always with a beer stop in the…

The Complexx at Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world. Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force. No matter what, you’re sure to have fun in this high-energy course.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Live Music: MoeDell

MoeDell plays Americana alt-country with creative lyrics and a unique voice. Melodies and rolling rhythms tell tales from light to dark, and from silly to endearing.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

5:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 19

IIT's "How You Play the Game" Date Night

A fun, game changing event that will help you have a championship marriage. Tailgate party with food and games starts at 5:30 pm. Presentation begins at 6:30 pm.

Jacob's Well Church 3211 N. 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25/Couple

Age: 18+

6-10pm Fri. Oct. 19

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlights for fun in the night maze. Weather Permitting (check the Facebook page for updates). Last entrance at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for ages 13+; $5 for Ages 5-12

Age: Ages 5+

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 19

The Night Market

The Local Store's Night Market is an indoor/outdoor market that features 4-6 local makers' products in the Volume One gallery. Also features a fire pit, local food trucks, acoustic performer, hot cider, snack samples, and a 15% off sale on all regular merchandise.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

6-7pm Fri. Oct. 19

Shamanic Healing Sound Ceremony

Local shaman Jeanette Robbins will host a group healing ceremony utilizing her gift of sound. She will be playing the Tibetan singing bowls, Australian didgeridoo, conch shell, and a variety of ancient instruments with a backdrop of whale songs.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St., Suite 1E, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 (Registration required)

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 19

The Twisted Trail of Terror

The Playhouse presents three weekends of serious Halloween haunting this October with the Trail of Terror. Children who scare easily should come before 7pm – after that, the lights go down and the scare-o-meter goes up!

The Playhouse s7650 State Hwy 37, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will also learn the basic terminology of knitting. All materials included. Pre-registration is required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 14+

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Tarot Card Divination Class

River has read Tarot Cards for 30+ years and will teach you the basic tools you'll need to begin your journey. A fun, relaxing learning environment that's beginner free. Please bring your own deck or buy one from Broom & Crow. Cards will not be provided for free.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 18+

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Essential Oil Workshop

Create up to 2 of your very own essential oil blends; either spritzers or creams; with the help of Joyce Sobotta of Aromatherapy Nature's Way. She will teach you about the wonderful benefits of essential oils, and how they can help to boost your immune system and emotional wellness.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Kyle Jorris

Known for his crazy talents like comedy, juggling, storytelling, puppetry, unicycling, and more, Kyle Jorris presents the Gospel in one of the most entertaining and truly unique way you have ever seen.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; RSVP requested

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Free Friday Pop Ups - Restorative Yoga with LeeAnn

No skill needed. Just lay down, relax, and let restorative yoga specialist LeeAnn do all the work.

ANANDAWORKS Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 13+

6:40pm Fri. Oct. 19

Partner Aerial Hammock Workshop

Bring a friend, partner, or a family member for an unforgettable night of making shapes in the air together in aerial hammocks. Use the hammocks and a partner to explore new stretches & shapes, have fun, and connect. No aerial experience needed. Only one student per pair needs to register.

Moonrise Aerials Studio Banbury Place Building 13 (930 Galloway St), Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per couple

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 19

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 19

Live Music: 40 Fingers

Four voices, 5 instruments, 175 or so combined years of rock and roll experience. Don't forget your dancing shoes.

The Moose Lodge No 1408 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 19

Live Music: Cathy Reitz

Be prepared for a soothing, jazzy feel. Cathy is a successful, active, and established musician from Eau Claire area. She sings favorites of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, and classics from the decades before and after.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 19

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn

This is a family run haunted barn. Featuring a new layout every year. They continue to make up new rooms and new scare tactics.

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn W141 Segerstrom Road, Mondovi

Cost: $8

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 19

Last Call Chorale

From a band thrown together for a party; which included neighbors and friends with roots from the Chippewa Valley, Last Call Chorale knew the mission would be to play together much, much more. Lead by vocal powerhouse Susan Thiede, LCC plays the best of the blues, soul, and folk.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Oct. 19

2nd Annual Eau Claire World Film Festival

A two day film festival that includes two feature length films and a score of short films. Full festival schedule and lineup listed online. Feature film presentations on Friday at 7pm and 9:30pm. Short film presentation from 1-5pm on Saturday, with features at 11am, 5pm, 6:30pm, and 8pm.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 all festival pass, $12 for shorts, $8 for features

7pm Fri. Oct. 19

UWEC Film Series: Legally Blonde

Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for single screening; $10 for yearly membership; $20 for family

Age: PG-13

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 19

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Annie Mack Band - Blues/Gospel Music

What do you get when you combine blues, roots, gospel, country and soul? A powerful and eclectic mix that makes up the rich layering that is the essence of Annie Mack. With a powerful voice, strong presence and captivating storytelling ability Annie Mack is a force to be reckoned with.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Menomonie Theater Guild Presents: Dracula

The 1927 adaptation of Bram Stoker’s legendary novel Dracula.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket price TBA

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Wayne Bergeron

The Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra welcomes trumpet musician Wayne Bergeron to the Jamf stage. Bergeron is in high demand on the West Coast, having performed on hundreds of movie scores and led Goodwin's Big Phat Band.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 students, $17 adults

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

UWEC Theater Presents: The Laramie Project

About the local reaction to the 1998 murder of a gay University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard, in Laramie, Wyoming. The murder exposed Wyoming's lack of hate crime laws.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Late Night Jazz: American Reverie Trio

Guitarist and composer Zacc Harris is best known for his work with Atlantis Quartet, winners of the 2015 McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians and City Pages Best Jazz Artist of 2011. He has toured throughout the US and UK, and released or performed on more than two dozen records.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Live Music: Drew Davis

Live music from Drew Davis.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 19

Open Mic at The Sandbar

All acts welcome. Sign up starts at 8:30pm.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Oct. 19

Live at O'Leary's: Rockin' Ivy

Join Rockin Ivy at O'Leary's. This rock-n-roll band features two female lead vocalists covering artists such at Heart, Pink and many more.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

9:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

2nd Annual Eau Claire World Film Festival

A two day film festival that includes two feature length films and a score of short films. Full festival schedule and lineup listed online. Feature film presentations on Friday at 7pm and 9:30pm. Short film presentation from 1-5pm on Saturday, with features at 11am, 5pm, 6:30pm, and 8pm.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 all festival pass, $12 for shorts, $8 for features

11pm Fri. Oct. 19

Fright Month

October is Fright Month at Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater! Every Friday and Saturday at 11pm during October the cinema will show scary movies at budget prices.

Micon Cinemas Downtown Budget Theater 315 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $4

Ongoing Events For 10/19/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Open Freestyle Skate

Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 8:30-9:30am; Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 9:30-10:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 8:30-9:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 9:30-10:30am

Events with Tickets